James Samuel Morris
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: January 19, 1964 in Brownwood, TX
High School: Brownwood HS (Brownwood, TX)
Schools: Angelo State University (San Angelo, TX), Paris Junior College (Paris, TX), Ranger College (Ranger, TX)
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1983 amateur draft (January Secondary).
Debut: September 18, 1999 (Age 35.242, 15,202nd in MLB history)
vs. TEX 0.1 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2016 season [*]
Team: DevilRays 1999-2000
Last Game: May 9, 2000 (Age 36.111)
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